Dr. Stephen Koss, MD

Dr. Stephen Koss, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(38)
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Dr. Stephen Koss, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Hackettstown, NJ. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Read his story

108 Bilby Rd Ste 201

Hackettstown, NJ 07840

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Knee Arthroscopy
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Knee Surgery
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more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
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more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Koss' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Koss "Dr. Stephen Koss is an orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in sports medicine with The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Koss has expertise in: Arthroscopic surgery Joint replacement Ligament reconstruction Orthopedic trauma Rotator cuff repair Shoulder and knee instability Shoulder, knee and hip arthritis Knee meniscus surgery In addition to his position at The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey, Dr. Koss is an attending physician at Newton Medical Center in Newton, NJ where he previously served as the Chief of Surgery in the Department of Surgery. He completed his fellowship training in sports medicine at the New England Medical Center, Tufts University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine in Boston, MA. He did both his residency and internship at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA. Dr. Koss received his medical degree from the School of Medicine at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA and graduated magna cum laude with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Pomona College in Claremont, CA. He has been recognized as America's Top Physician in Orthopedic Surgery for many years and is published in numerous orthopedic journals. He has also made presentations on a variety of subjects related to orthopedic care and sports medicine. Dr. Koss, his wife Debbie and their two sons reside in Sparta, New Jersey. In his spare time, Dr. Koss enjoys tennis, outdoor activities and spending time with his family."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • New England Med Center Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Ma Mem Hlthcare University Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • New England Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Rated Top Doctor 2012-2013, 2012-2013
Media & Publications

Dr. Koss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Koss' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Koss to family and friends
4.0
based on 38 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Koss' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Had. my rotator cuff repaired. Couldn’t be happier. Had a great result. Excellent and caring physician
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Dr. Koss and his assistant Kevin are awesome !!!!! I had a right knee replacement surgery September 21 From that moment on I have no more pain they did a wonderful job !!!! No after surgery problems they took great care of me Dr. Koss will be The only orthopedic doctor I will go to . I can’t...more
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in Sussex, NJ |
I had shoulder surgery and I must say Dr. Koss did a masterful procedure. He explained all the elements of the surgery and recovery I would be experiencing. The surgical center team was very thoughtful and focused on making sure all the details were being taken care of.
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in Sussex, NJ |
Over the summer I had knee replacement surgery on both of my knees. I am extremely happy with the service that was provided to me by Dr. Koss and his staff at the Orthopedic Institute. Dr. Koss has in the past taken care of other family members with knee surgeries from meniscus to ALC...more
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in Sparta, NJ |
From initial consult to officially being released of any further care, Dr. Koss and his staff could not have been more friendly, courteous, and most of all competent in handling my medical procedure. I had a torn meniscus in my left knee and needed surgery. Dr. Koss performed that surgery only 8...more
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Dr. Koss accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
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    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Koss has admitting privileges

Saint Clare's Hospital/Denville
25 Pocono Rd
Denville, NJ 07834
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Newton Medical Center
175 High St
Newton, NJ 07860
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